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Sciades paucus

Paucus Sea Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 1,50 kg ( ~ 3 lb )
length: 57 cm ( 22 inches )
locality: Kurundi Branch Creek , Australia
year: 2010
1931_Jim Tait_Paucus Sea Catfish_Sciades paucus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Jim Tait

"other methods" world record caught in:
Australia / capital: Canberra / 7,741,220 sq km

Australia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 28,00 kg 61 lb 12 oz Northern Territory , Queensland Australia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 130 cm 51 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
no documented record
explanation:
rod & reel:
sport fishing record with rod & reel
other methods:
records by other methods (net, hand line, spear, bow fishing etc.)
rod & reel?:
unclear if the fish was caught with rod & reel
questionable:
records based on anecdotal reports, verification not possible
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